The care and display of historic clothing / Karen M. DePauw.

Author
DePauw, Karen M. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Description
xxxi, 301 pages ; 24 cm.

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Series
American Association for State and Local History book series [More in this series]
Summary note
"The Care and Display of Historic Clothing aims to assist with the full integration of costume collections into the interpretation of the past. The topics explored in this publication range from the care and identification of items in a costume collection to discussions about both physical display and how they can be used to engage audiences."--Amazon.com.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Timeline of fashion and history
  • Historic costume basics
  • Dating clothing through shifts in design
  • Fiber identification basics
  • Preparing garments for exhibition
  • Dressing for display
  • Reading costumes
  • Exhibiting clothing
  • Interpreting costume
  • Engaging beyond exhibitions
  • Appendix 1. Men's style elements from 1800 to 1899
  • Appendix 2. Men's style elements from 1900 to 1960
  • Appendix 3. Worksheet-women's style elements from 1800 to 1899
  • Appendix 4. Worksheet-women's style elements from 1900 to 1960
  • Appendix 5. Worksheet-men's style elements from 1800 to 1899
  • Appendix 6. Worksheet-men's style elements from 1900- 1960.
ISBN
  • 9781538105917 ((hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 1538105918 ((hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 9781538105924 ((paperback : alkaline paper))
  • 1538105926 ((paperback : alkaline paper))
LCCN
2017013771
OCLC
973087223
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